Termites Survive Winter

Winter weather brings out different habits in these species. Termites need food to survive, even in colder weather, just as humans do. Termites live in the winter but do so deep underground in most cases. The ideal temperature for all species of termite is 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Individual species will respond to weather changes differently […]

Tulip House

Spring is officially here, and you are probably envisioning flowers blooming and great warm weather. However, this warm weather is increasing the possibility of termite infestations which can cause major damage to your property. Spring is prime time for termite populations as they emerge in search of new structures to invade. Termite explorers, referred to […]

When you live in an area where termites are common. Termite damage can be extensive and expensive. Termites are highly developed social insects and like the pleasure of their own company. Termites live in complex societies made up kings, queens, soldiers, and workers that use a unique system to run their communities smoothly. The research […]

Termite Trouble

There are three major types of termites common in California, dampwood, drywood, and subterranean. It is estimated that more than one in five homes in California cities have been or will be attacked by termites. These silent destroyers are destructive on building timbers used in construction homes. Often confused as ants, termites are small, soft […]

As social insects, termites live in colonies, that can reach up to several hundreds to several million individuals. A typical termite colony contains workers, soldiers, and reproductive individuals of both sexes, sometimes containing several egg laying queens. Termites work 24 hours a day. Because of their wood eating habits these silent destroyers do major damage […]

Termites have been around for more than 250 million years. They may be fascinating in certain aspects, but some termites are incredibly frustrating and horrifying pests.  The highly structured nature of the colonies allows termites to adapt to more ever-changing environments. Termites work 24 hours a day. “Worker” termites bring food to the colony and […]

Menacing Pests

If you are a homeowner, then you may have encountered termites at least once. Termites are one of the most menacing pests of all because they can destroy the structure of your home. Did you know that in the US you can find approximately 50 different species of termites? Out of these 50, 20 are […]

Experiencing a termite infestation?  Termites are an interesting problem. While most common pest issues will stare us right in the face, termites are a more secretive threat. You can have thousands of termites within your walls without ever seeing one especially if you don’t know what warning signs to look for. Termites are shy and […]

Termites are a pest that most people would not wish on their worst enemy. Nobody wants to hear they have termites. Termites can quickly destroy your furniture and home, and homeowners should be alerted to keep termites away from their house. These pests are a problem because not only do they cause serious damage; it can […]

Termites are among the most destructive pest in the world, causing more than a billion dollars in damage each year in the U.S. alone. There are several types of termites all over the world but there are two distinctive types that damage homes here in California, subterranean and the drywood termites. It is critical to […]